Steve Moddemeyer has over 24 years of experience leading governments, land owners, and project teams towards increased sustainability. He is a principal at CollinsWoerman, a Seattle-based architecture, planning, and sustainable development firm, and previously served as Senior Strategic Advisor to Seattle Public Utilities and the Seattle Department of Planning and Development. He specializes in advanced sustainability strategies for cities, utilities, and Tribes.
Mr. Moddemeyer has worked globally with the International Water Association to help launch the Cities of the Future Program, which seeks to help cities build infrastructure appropriate for the rapidly escalating challenges they face in the 21st century.
Steve is currently leading the development of resilience performance standards in Boulder County, Colorado and works with the National Academy of Sciences on a resilience pilot project in the Seattle region. He was the principal author of the Seattle Green Factor, a powerful land use regulation, and led the Sustainable District Study for the Yesler Terrace redevelopment in Seattle that identified cost-effective district scale approaches for sustainable energy, water and solid waste.